Get ready to embark on a new journey in Middle-earth like never before with the upcoming release of The Lord of the Rings: Tales of Middle-earth for Magic: The Gathering. Wizards of the Coast has announced that the iconic world of J.R.R. Tolkien will be brought to life within the Magic frame, and the new set will be the first full release as part of Universes Beyond.
The Lord of the Rings: Tales of Middle-earth set will be modern legal and will consist of Draft, Set, Collector, and Jumpstart Boosters, Commander decks, a Starter Kit, a Bundle and Gift Bundle, Scene Boxes, and Secret Lair drops. The set has two primary launch windows, with the first set to be released in June 2023, while the holiday launch will take place in November 2023.
The Lord of the Rings: Tales of Middle-earth set will also be available on Magic: The Gathering Arena, and all cards will be the same as the tabletop release. The set will be legal in Alchemy and Historic and receive the same support as a full release.
The four Commander decks, Starter Kit, Secret Lair drops, Scene Boxes, and November holiday release will be revealed at a later date.
The Lord of the Rings: Tales of Middle-earth set code is LTR. Fans can preorder the set now at their local game store or online at Amazon. The set will debut on May 30, with the Prerelease set to take place on June 16. The tabletop release is set for June 23, while the MTG Arena release is on June 20. The holiday release is scheduled for November 3.